Can I write "empty" to a text file?
sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Sun Mar 13 21:14:53 CST 2005
> I've got my Rev stack writing data to an external file each time it is
> Some times the data is 20 lines long some times it is only 10.
> I've just realized that IF it had 20 lines previously and this time it
> only write 10-- lines 11 to 20 from the previous time are STILL in the
> file! This is a problem.
> What's the solution?
> Delete the file prior to opening (recreating) it again?
> Is there an option to put or write empty into a file?
Are you using the URL form of file writing or are you opening the file,
writing to it and closing it again?
I THINK, that if you use the URL command, it will overwrite the current
contents of the file with whatever you specify, which can be anything,
e.g. put empty into URL ("file:" & myFileName)
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